Petition demands Baylor remove football player after controversial video

Posted at 9:10 AM, Aug 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-22 18:58:11-04

An online petition is demanding Baylor University remove football player Ishmael Zamora after a controversial video showed him hitting a dog with a belt.

The petition, titled "Demand Baylor Remove Vicious Animal Abuser Ishmael Zamora Immediately," was created on on Saturday.

It's calling for Baylor to remove Zamora from its football team and to "discontinue their support of his actions as represented by the comments made by Coach Jim Grobe," according to the petition's page.

The petition is also demanding that Zamora face felony animal abuse charges.

As of Monday afternoon, the petition has almost 17,000 signatures.

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